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    What does intermenstrual bleeding indicate?

Posted on Thu, 29 Jun 2017 in Women's Health
Question: My name is XXXXXXX and im 23. I had my period 2 weeks ago and yesterday i started bleeding a little again.. should i be concerned?
Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing to us.

Sometimes, some amount of spotting or bleeding is seen at the time of ovulation. This is self-resolving.

Apart from this, mid-cycle bleeding/spotting is also seen with hormone imbalance as breakthrough bleeding, during hormone contraception, when there are generalized or local infections, local causes like erosions, polyps etc. Stress and weight changes are other likely causes.

In the current scenario, if the spotting does not subside in a couple of days, you have to get further evaluation by a specialist. Further management can be planned accordingly.

Hope your query has been clarified. Please feel free to contact for further information. I will be happy to help.


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